Göttingen is a young university town. About 20 % of the population are students. Therefore, you can look forward to a lively city center with great variety of coffeeshops and restaurants. But Göttingen is more than that: a popular shopping city (perfect for a girls’ weekend), a famous festival city (including the International Händel Festival) and a great excursion destination during the pre-Christmas period. The famous Göttingen Old Town Christmas Market welcomes you from the end of November to the end of December.
And there is a lot to see: